Found 44 collections related to Librarians

Millener, Jessie Scott
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1995
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Jessie Scott Millener was a librarian at the New York Public Library. Her papers include correspondence, a diary, and ephemera relating to her work with the New York Public Library and the Young Men's Christian Association
Fishman, Israel David, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1012
5.46 linear feet (14 boxes)
Israel David Fishman (1938-) is best known for founding the Task Force on Gay Liberation (TFGL), a section of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Libraries Association. His papers document the early years of TFGL, Fishman's... more
Bernays, Jacob, 1824-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 270
.2 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of letters from Bernays to Christian Josias Karl von Bunsen and Friedrich Wilhelm Ritschl, and letters to Bernays from Christian A. Brandis, C.J.K. von Bunsen, Georg Bunsen, Heinrich Graetz, Friedrich Max-Müller, Theodor... more
Rosenthal, Herman, 1843-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2630
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Herman Rosenthal (1843-1917), who emigrated to the U.S. from Russia in 1881, was the first chief of the Slavonic Division (now the Slavic and Baltic Division) of the New York Public Library. Collection consists of Rosenthal's personal... more
Lydenberg, Harry Miller, 1874-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1821
23.2 linear feet (55 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Harry Miller Lydenberg (1874-1960) was an American librarian, scholar, and the third director of the New York Public Library, from 1934 to 1941. His work for the library spanned nearly forty years. The collection dates from 1892 to 1961 and... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4946
Records of Harry Miller Lydenberg, Director of The New York Public Library from 1934-1941. Collection spans the years 1926-1970 (bulk 1926-1944), covering his term as Director and also his participation in numerous professional associations.
Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3270
6 linear feet (10 boxes, 10 v., 1 package)
Frank Weitenkampf (1866-1962) worked for the New York Public Library for 61 years. He started as a page at the Astor Library in 1881, became head of the NYPL Art Department, and served as Curator of Prints from 1921 until his retirement in 1942.... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4947
Records from the office of Franklin F. Hopper (1878-1950), Director of the New York Public Library from 1941-1946.
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 304
48 linear feet (109 boxes); 53 microfilm reels
John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) was an American surgeon, hospital planner and librarian. He served as a U.S. Army surgeon and was responsible for creating the nation's foremost medical library, now the National Library of Medicine. He served as... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4937
Records of the first Director of The New York Public Library. John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) served as Director of NYPL from its founding in 1895 until 1913. He helped create NYPL by combining the Astor and Lenox Libraries into a public research... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4952
Correspondence from the offices of three Directors of The New York Public Library: Harry Miller Lydenberg, Franklin Ferguson Hopper and Ralph A. Beals.
Cogswell, Joseph Green, 1786-1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 586
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Joseph Green Cogswell (1786-1871) was an educator and librarian. He was appointed librarian and professor of mineralogy and geology at Harvard University in 1820, founded the Round Hill School in Northampton, Mass. with George Bancroft in 1823,... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4960
.4 cubic feet
Richard De Gennaro (1926-) was Director of the New York Public Library from 1987 to 1990, at which time he assumed the position of Librarian of Harvard College. Prior to his appointment at N.Y.P.L., he had held senior library positions at Harvard... more
Javitz, Romana
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6197
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, diaries and other personal papers of Romana Javitz, Curator of The New York Public Library Picture Collection from 1929-1968.
Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3735
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Austin Allibone was an American author and bibliographer, and from 1879 to 1888, a librarian of the Lenox Library, now the New York Public Library. His papers chiefly include correspondence, 1853-1899, including letters with George Putnam,... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4951
Records from the office of Ralph A. Beals, Director of the New York Public Library from 1946-1954.
Broadbent, Alice S., 1885-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3840
1 folder
Alice S. Broadbent (née Cole) was a librarian. Recollections (8 p.), written in 1977, of her employment in the cataloging department of the Astor Library, ca. 1909-1910, and of her life in New York City as a single young working woman; also, a... more
Jones, Ada Alice, 1861-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1584
2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
Ada Alice Jones (1861-1943), librarian and teacher, was a cataloger at the New York State Library in Albany. She also taught cataloging at the New York Library School from 1889 to 1911. Collection consists of Jones's correspondence and diaries.... more
Rockwell, William Walker
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2596
12.4 linear feet (31 boxes)
William Walker Rockwell (1874-1958) was a Congregational minister, professor of church history and librarian. After being ordained a minister of the Congregational Church in 1905, he joined the Union Theological Seminary in New YOrk City where he... more
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 878
90.5 linear feet (113 boxes)
Collection consists of materials reflecting Eames's interests and scholarly achievements in the fields of bibliography and librarianship. Correspondence, 1866-1937, includes both business and personal correspondence, mostly incoming, with... more
Busch, Wilhelm, b. 1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 440
1 linear foot (1 box, 1 package)
Wilhelm Busch (b. 1874) was a librarian at the New York Public Library from 1923 to 1939. Busch's diaries, largely in German, date both before and after his emigration to the United States from Germany. Entries record his daily life and career in... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4953
Records of Edward Geier Freehafer, Director of The New York Public Library from 1954-1971. Records pertain to financial matters, library space, preservation of older library materials, acquisitions of new collections of art, manuscripts and rare... more
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc 4945
Administrative filess and correspondence of Edwin Hatfield Anderson, Director of The New York Public Library from 1913-1934.
Gaillard, Edwin White, 1872-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1101
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin White Gaillard (1872-1928) was a librarian who worked at the New York Public Library from 1897 to 1928. Collection consists of miscellaneous papers, chiefly notes, clippings, and correspondence, relating to the history and residents of... more
Freedley, George, 1904-1967
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-052
29.5 linear feet, 52 boxes (5 vols., 1 oversize folder
Papers of George Freedley, author, educator, theatre critic, librarian and founder of the Theatre Collection of the New York Public Library.
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2050
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became... more
Peterson, Frank A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2392
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
Frank A. Peterson, a librarian on the staff of the New York Public Library, was a collector and cataloger of printed materials and manuscripts pertaining to the Church of Seventh-Day Adventists. Collection consists mainly of correspondence,... more
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4353
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891) was an American historian and librarian. The letters, written between 1857 and 1888, are mainly to the New York Tribune company, relating to the purchase of newspapers and offprints for the Wisconsin Historical... more
Freeman, Marilla Waite
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4390
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Marilla Waite Freeman was born in Honeoye Falls, New York, in 1870. After receiving a degree in literature from the University of Chicago in 1897, Freeman became a librarian. Her career included positions with the the Newberry Library, St.... more
Sommer, Susan T.
Music Division | JPB 14-19
4.2 linear feet (10 boxes)
Susan Thiemann (Suki) Sommer (1935-2008) was an American music librarian, teacher, and scholar. The Susan T. Sommer papers, dating from 1965 to 1987, primarily document her activities in the Music Library Association and her teaching career at the... more
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